01/14/2013 08:12 am ET Updated Mar 16, 2013

John Boehner Faces Debt Ceiling Dilemma

According to Politico's reporting, John Boehner "will never allow a (debt) default, even if it puts his leadership position at risk." The speaker, supposedly, understands the catastrophic economic fallout that a default would unleash and is busily trying to convince his fellow House Republicans to look elsewhere for leverage in their ongoing fiscal fight with President Obama and Democrats.

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